Chiang Mai (new city) was found in 1296 A.D., 720 years ago By King Meng Rai, as the capital of the first independent Tai State Lanna (Kingdom of One Million Rice Fields) the capital is official name : Nopburi Srinakornping Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai is the hub of Northern Thailand and the capital city of the province of this name. Chiang Mai is located among beautiful nature and owns variety of cultural heritage. Modern-day Chiang Mai has expanded in all directions, but particularly to the east towards the Ping River (Mae Nam Ping), where Chang Klan road, the famous night barzaar . Loi Kroh is the center of the city is night life, Ratchiangsaen Road hosts the main Sunday night walking street market from Tha Phae Gate to the popular Wat Phra Singh . Chiang Mai is a city where many buildings stand in lines, but shows beautiful scenes that harmonize symbolizing the city grow thick and rich green. Furthermore, the Ping River also flows through the central park of the city.
Attraction open hours : 8am – 7pm